Savvy locals and visitors can start saving on a wide array of activities and experiences throughout the city with the hotly anticipated July 5 launch of the Richmond Savings Passport.
Returning for its second year, the 2023 edition of the free app offers valuable discounts at dozens of Richmond hot spots. The deals––from restaurants to tour operators and from visitor attractions to popular shops––are all available until September 30.
Best of all, every time you redeem at a passport participant, you’ll receive an entry into this year’s draw for Visa gift cards––the more offers you redeem, the higher your chance of winning prizes.
Keen to start saving? Read on for a rundown of the current discounts and special offers included in the 2023 passport program. Then download the app, check the details and conditions and plan your upcoming Richmond day out––money saving deals included!
From guided tours to family fun, you can schedule a full summer of amazing activities with your Richmond Savings Passport.
Vancouver Foodie Tours is offering 15% off its delicious Authentic Asian Eats restaurant tour. And over at the Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site, you can enjoy a 20% reduction on its heritage tours plus its popular Voyage of the Gukumi Fraser River boat tours.
You can also use your passport to hop aboard a must-do whale watching tour with Seabreeze Adventures or Vancouver Whale Watch—both operators are offering 15% discounts on select sailings. Continue the serenity at Richmond’s Vancouver Bodhi Meditation Centre, which is offering free classes to passport holders.
If your brain needs a workout, two of Richmond’s popular escape room attractions are also opening their doors to passport holders. Both EXIT Canada and Time Escape are offering special deals this year; check the app for details.
Alternatively, Cluesolvers is an outdoor activity where participants puzzle their way around Steveston. Passport holders receive 50% off the cost of team participation. And if you want to snap some unique photos for your social media channels, consider the 10% discount at Moon & Back Gallery, where 15 themed rooms await your camera lens.
Looking for children’s activities? The passport provides a 10% discount on regular drop-in admission at Kidtropolis, a make-believe town of junior-sized storefronts. Slightly older kids (and adults, of course) will also love the Olympic Experience at Richmond Olympic Oval, complete with interactive challenges and cool sports simulators; there’s a 25% discount for passport holders here.
And if its time to take in a show, the city’s beloved Gateway Theatre is offering special ticket deals on two of its upcoming productions. If you’ve never visited this delightful theatre space before, this is a great chance to check it out.
If all that activity makes you hungry, the Richmond Savings Passport is also serving a full menu of special offers at more than a dozen local eateries. Check the app for specific details––deals range from free drinks to percentage discounts and from free appetizers to two-for-one offers.
This year’s participating establishments include popular Asian eateries Saboten and Chef Hung Taiwanese Beef Noodle––each offering 10% discounts––as well as Yuu Japanese Tapas where free drinks are on the cards.
Over in Steveston, you can enjoy a free appetizer at Persian and Mediterranean favourite Anar, while the nearby Buck & Ear Bar is offering a 20% discount on its pub grub menu and non-alcoholic beverages. Seafood fan? The village’s Sockeye City Grill is providing a 20% discount on appetizers, while fish and chips purveyor Pajo’s is pouring bottomless fountain drinks when you spend $5 or more––at both its Fisherman’s Wharf and Vancouver Airport branches.
Also at the airport, the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver Airport’s fancy Globe@YVR restaurant is offering a real treat: a two-for-one deal on its sumptuous afternoon tea. And if you’re in the mood for a fancy dinner as well, check out the chic city centre Bruno Restaurant for a 20% deal on appies.
Still hungry? Your passport also delivers dining deals at rice-and-noodle-bowl specialists Goodbowl where two different deals are available. And if it’s time for a casual dinner in a convivial setting, you’re spoiled for choice: consider Mozza Restaurant & Lounge (30% discount); Cavu Kitchen Bar (15% discount); Harold’s Kitchen & Bar (20% discount); and 75 West Coast Grill (20% discount).
Breweries and Wineries
Richmond is also home to a full array of tasty beverage makers. And the passport is your chance to sample some of these under-the-radar gems. Craft ale fans should beeline to the tasting lounge at Fuggles Beer, where you’ll receive 20% off your first round––don’t miss their summer-loving mango wheat beer.
Wine lovers should also check out the charming Country Vines Winery (15% discount on one bottle), as well as Lulu Island Winery, where you can enjoy a free three-glass tasting flight. Feeling inspired? Consider making your own tasty elixir at Steveston Winemakers; passport holders can receive a 15% discount on three different winemaking packages.
If you’re in the mood for a little shopping, your passport is also a great money saver. Start at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Vancouver, where you’ll receive a 10% discount at participating stores. Then, head to Imperial Hobbies for a 10% reduction on purchases at Western Canada’s largest hobby shop. Finally, save time to browse the boutiques in Steveston. Your passport offers you 10% discount deals at lifestyle and gift shop A Monkey Tree plus celebrated chocolate emporium Sinfully the Best––the perfect place to treat yourself with all the money you’ve saved using your 2023 Richmond Savings Passport!
Last Updated on July 10, 2023 by Tourism Richmond